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July 17, 1926

Medical News

JAMA. 1926;87(3):177-182. doi:10.1001/jama.1926.02680030041015

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Personal.  —The governor has appointed Dr. Herbert M. Robertson, Santa Ana, a member of the state board of medical examiners.—Dr. Trusten P. Peery, Yuba City, has been appointed health officer of Sutter County, succeeding Dr. Allen E. Gray.—Dr. George M. Webster has been appointed medical superintendent of the Southern California State Hospital at Patton, to succeed the late Dr. John A. Reily.— Dr. Gilbert A. Kelley, Bridgeport, has been appointed health officer of Mono County.

Immunization Campaigns.  —During the first five months of this year, 7,138 persons in San Diego were immunized against smallpox, and 1,209 children were immunized against diphtheria; smallpox appeared in virulent form during this period but subsided as the number of vaccinations increased.—A campaign

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